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Bloomberg BNA Nuclear Going Forward
A Chain Reaction: The Role of Nuclear Energy
in PJM's Energy Mix

The nuclear industry has a long history in Pennsylvania, but is now facing significant uncertainty. What impact will the possible closure of regional reactors in the PJM service area have on the local economy and on local energy prices? How will the closure of regional reactors affect Pennsylvania's local manufacturing industry and the state's educational system? What does the future look like for the nuclear energy industry in Pennsylvania?

Join us for this free event, the third in a series, exploring nuclear energy going forward. Industry and policy experts will engage in spirited conversation on the burning questions facing the industry and the future of nuclear energy. For details on other events in the Nuclear Going Forward series, please click here.


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Confirmed Panelists
  • Gene Barr, President and CEO, Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry
  • Sam Belcher, President and Chief Nuclear Officer, FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company
  • Michael Bryson, Vice President, Operations, PJM Interconnection
  • David A. Howell, SVP, Operating Plants Business, Westinghouse
  • Maria Korsnick, COO, Nuclear Energy Institute
  • Dr. Lawrence Lindsey, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Lindsey Group
  • Dr. Arthur T. Motta, Chairman of Nuclear Engineering Program, Penn State University
Key Areas of Discussion
    • What implications for nuclear energy exist following new EPA regulations?
    • What is PJM’s view on energy generation diversity, especially as the region transitions from coal to more natural gas?
    • What progress is PJM making with implementing capacity performance standards, and how will that impact generation sources?
    • The recent history of nuclear power in Pennsylvania— and the prospect for future nuclear manufacturing in the region.

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    Event Info

    Wednesday, September 30, 2015
    9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    The Westin Convention Center
    1000 Penn Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    (412) 281-3700